Today's Featured Books— Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

The Munich Girl by Phyllis Edgerly Ring

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"Fresh perspective of German women at opposing ends of the warring spectrum...a beautiful story of enduring friendship and the lengths people will go to for love." -The Stellar Review. Anna Dahlberg grew up eating dinner under her father’s war-trophy portrait of Eva Braun. Fifty years after WW2, she discovers what family secrets it has been hiding. “Hard to put down. Harder to forget." -Ink Drop Reviews. 4.4 stars, 492 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


While the Music Lasts by Alice McVeigh

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

“This portrayal sings with lyrical intensity and eloquent feeling.” -Publishers Weekly. The secret life of an orchestra. Perfectly representing the disparate attitudes, feelings, and ambitions of a symphony orchestra full of crazy musos, this novel brilliantly weaves together affairs, career rivalries, a misdirected love letter, and an unusual codicil to a will. Based on prizewinning novelist Alice McVeigh's previous life as a professional London cellist. "A very enjoyable novel." -The Sunday Telegraph. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


The Rubicon Effect by Roy Dimond

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

The Holy Church has just ordained the first South American Pope, and the new leader of the Holy Church intends to bring the church kicking and screaming into the 21st century. When the Pope finds himself trapped in a web from which he cannot escape and American politicians propose a horrific solution, three visionaries propose another option. Unfortunately, time is running out. The Apocalypse has arrived and humanity is to be judged. An eBookFairs "Best in Show" selection. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


The Tourist Trail by John Yunker

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

An IndieReader Discovery Award Winner: The Tourist Trail is a literary thriller about endangered species in the world's most remote areas, and those who put their lives on the line to protect them. "The Tourist Trail is at once a romance, an adventure story, an environmental polemic, and a keen study of just how animalistic humans are." -Phoebe Literary Journal. 4.3 stars, 135 ratings. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


The Oracles of Our Stars by Serge Elie Seropian

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

A book of poetry about the fate of all true lovers. This is a romantic and spiritual collection that ultimately points to the kind of love that finds us when we are not looking. From the book: "Before we knew each other, we knew each other, we didn't speak to one another, yet we spoke to one another, we hadn't met, but we had known each other this whole time; and in our start, we completed each other with the void that was meant for each other our whole lives." 4.5 stars, 76 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Able Queen: Memoirs of an Indiana Hump Pilot Lost in the Himalayas by Robert Binzer, as told to Rainy Horvath

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"I was one of the lucky ones, I got out. Now I was the only one left to jump, only there was no one left to give me a little push..." World War II history fans love this thrilling, true memoir left by a young American Hump Pilot about his adventures during World War II in China. Told simply, in the pilot's own words, The Able Queen is history, not historical fiction. "Makes history come alive," says reader W.M. Moore. Paperback, eBook, and Large Print editions. From $6.49 SHOP NOW


Have You Eaten Rice Today? by Apple Gidley

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

New release in historical fiction. The Emergency rumbles through the jungle, the kampongs, and towns as the communist uprising in 1950s Malaya adds poignancy to the salutation, "Have you eaten rice today?" when hunger drives some terrorists to surrender. The violence of guerrilla warfare is the backdrop for a love story between English and Australian ex-pats that doesn't get resolved until sixty years later. From $5.99 SHOP NOW


Leaving the Hall Light On by Madeline Sharples

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week (September 4 - 10 in the United States), we are featuring a memoir that charts the near-destruction of one middle-class family whose son committed suicide after a seven-year struggle with bipolar disorder. Madeline Sharples describes many attempts - some successful, some not - to have her son committed to hospital and to keep him on his medication. She also tells of her and her family's redemption, how she considered suicide herself, and ultimately, her decision to live and take care of herself as a woman, wife, mother and writer. "A moving read of tragedy, trying to prevent it, and coping with life after." -Midwest Book Review. 4.3 stars, 247 reviews. From $2.99 SHOP NOW / 


ALL THINGS small by Norman Schwartz

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

In the back streets of Old Rome, near the famous Bernini monument, The Fountain of the Four Rivers, La Dolce Vita turns from sweet...to sour. A naïve American tourist gets involved with poets, the Mafia, an opera singer, a movie star, and a film being shot at Cinecittà. In the grand tradition of Mark Twain, Norman B. Schwartz recounts the comic misadventures of an innocent abroad—neither an Ugly American nor a Quiet one—but someone young who soon learns that within the Eternal City one cannot stay that innocent for long. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


FREE - Tejai and Mejai by Fenyo

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Tejai and Mejai is a collection of interrelated animal fables, arranged within a frame story. The fables are inspired by ancient and modern stories from all over the world. Stories that contain old and new idea. Presenting the philosophy and thoughts of scholars and poets. Free via Google Play. Also available in print via Amazon UK. FREE - SHOP NOW


The Innkeeper and the Cannibal by Jacob Sadler

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"A mix between To Kill a Mockingbird and Crime and Punishment, this is perfect book club material!" When a drunk dies of alcohol poisoning, nobody suspects the man's son, Galahad, of murder. Yet within hours of the crime, Galahad feels guilty and lost. With the help of a new, seemingly harmless drug, he sets to work doing good deeds for everyone. Unfortunately, his good deeds begin working against him. When he is accused of a murder he did not commit, Galahad fears the prejudiced town will condemn him or worse, discover his true crime. 4.7 stars, 24 ratings. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Driving In Budapest by Gary V Brill

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"One of the best books of the year." -Kirkus Reviews. "All the central characters of these stories seek direction" in this "emotionally insightful, rewarding collection." Take a get-away and follow along as people navigate both crazy streets and life in Europe's most exotic capital. "Moving, descriptive, and seductive urban tales." Free via Kindle Unlimited. From $8.99 SHOP NOW


The Music We Make by Michelle Rene DeBellis

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

The Pulitzer Prize-nominated, debut novel The Music We Make showcases a grieving songwriter grappling his opiate addiction and his love for two women while stealing a shot at pop music fame that may cost him his life. “DeBellis crafts a tale of one man’s rise and fall with remarkable empathy and sharp often lovely prose.” -Kirkus Reviews. Free with Kindle Unlimited. From $9.99 SHOP NOW


Afro-Bougie Blues: A Collection of Short Fiction by Lauren Wilson

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Afro-Bougie Blues is a collection of twelve original, engaging, and occasionally edgy short stories that dig into the souls of ordinary black women and men meeting life’s challenges with courage and care. Watch as the protagonists find their way, find love, or find themselves amid the chaos. An extraordinary assortment of stories awaits you. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Powerless by Jeff O'Handley

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"A gripping and thoughtful psychological tale." -Kirkus Reviews. After a mass power outage, Kevin Barton’s family faces starvation. Worse, their teenage daughter’s best friend is stranded at their house after a sleepover—leaving them with an extra mouth to feed. Help is offered by the man who stops the town from sliding into chaos until he gives Kevin a terrible ultimatum. With the peace of the town and Kevin's family hanging in the balance, can he find the power to protect everything he holds dear? From $3.99 SHOP NOW


The Days of Miracle and Wonder, Stories by Irene Zabytko

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

If Nikolai Gogol had a child with Vladimir Nabokov, their offspring would be the characters in The Days of Miracle and Wonder, Stories. The stories in this exciting new collection by award-winning fiction Ukrainian-American writer Irene Zabytko feature famous and infamous people with historical, political, spiritual, and even sinister ties to Ukraine. “Irene Zabytko has shown that a writer can tell great stories and still have a Ukrainian point of view.” -A. J. Motyl, author of The Jew Who Was UkrainianFrom $4.99 SHOP NOW


When Eagles Soared by Nick Lewis

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

When Lou Surber Osborne, a rookie teacher and coach, is hired to coach an elementary football team with a losing history, he quickly realizes the challenges that lie ahead of him to make them winners. While defying all the obstacles and challenges facing him, seventeen seventh- and eighth-grade boys bought into a winning philosophy to become the best they could be, win or lose. An inspiring and unconventional story of young love, compassion for a Vietnam veteran, a dog that loved playing ball, and a football team that never gave up. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


Hello Darkness, My Old Friend by Sanford Greenberg

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend: How Daring Dreams and Unyielding Friendship Turned One Man’s Blindness Into an Extraordinary Vision for Life is the remarkable and inspiring story of a Columbia undergrad from a poor Jewish family who, after losing his eyesight to disease during his junior year, finds the power to break through the darkness and fulfill his vision for a life of great professional success and distinguished public service. From $1.99 SHOP NOW


Engaged: A Novel by K.L. Gilchrist

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"...funny, insightful, and definitely non-sugarcoated story of an engaged couple's journey to the altar..." Maurice M. Gray, Jr., author of To Whom Much Is GivenAll Things Work Together, and Like A BrotherChablis is engaged to marry her church’s most eligible young bachelor, John. She figures she’ll breeze through planning and celebrations and arrive at the altar Instagram-ready, shining like a black diamond. But the road to marital bliss grows rocky when she discovers her fiancé is far from picture-perfect. With a tight timeline and a village of loved ones waiting for the big day, Chablis must decide: is she ready for a lifetime of sacrifice and commitment? From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Times of Our Lives: Written Especially for Seniors by Arlene Kinnavy

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

For people who are in the senior category of their lives. All the caring, hard work and thoughts are still among us. We leave a legacy behind us of how to live life with humor and positive thoughts, which were in our world years ago. Divided into seven sections, this is a lovely coffee table book incorporating poetry and illustration. From $33 SHOP NOW


Kitchen Knives and Insta Lies by Elise Lowe

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"It's got humor, wit, sarcasm - and characters you can relate to, and I'd definitely recommend it to anyone who loves some fiction." -Dora, Netgalley. A frustrated stay-at-home mum becomes an unlikely Instagram star, as her 10-year-old’s obsession with protecting his family spirals out of control. "A clever look at modern life." -Alison, Amazon Reviewer. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Enigma by George Mattheson

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

“Who do you pray to and why?” But I have never really prayed. I have always conversed with God. I am not a religious person or a saint. I am a sinner, and I do believe in God as an entity an organization, for the CIA has always been a faith-based organization of theologians.“ Enigma is about the experiences of a diagnosed schizophrenia individual who converses with God through the Archangel Michael. But is Michael an archangel, or could Michael be just another Clandestine Operative for the CIA? From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Tales From Old Japan by p.d.r. lindsay

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"...we would be the worst kind of fools for not accepting these wonderful stories." -editor's comment. Catch the enchantment of 15th and 16th century Japan, country of the misty mountains, towering castles, (shiro) magical shrines, gods and spirits lurking everywhere to catch the unwary, and that code of honor, of duty at all costs, the life of the honorable samurai. From $1.99 SHOP NOW


Listen To Me by Lynne Podrat

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

This story leaves us with the knowledge that those who are different can enrich our lives in so many ways, and that caring, on so many levels, makes the world a better place. By turns funny and heartbreaking, Listen to Me: How My Down Syndrome Brother Saved My Life is a story about Lynne, David, and Bruce and their unwavering commitment to each other as siblings. It's also about being brave, finding your voice, and becoming not who you thought you were, but who you were meant to be. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


FREE - The Ballad of Heartman & Songstress by JL Civi

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

Benji met Jessica at a grocery store. Jessica met Kenny in Jamaica. Songstress met Heartman inside Jessica’s body. When a space virus named Evilon infects Jessica and kidnaps Songstress, Heartman recruits an army of other bodily functions to stage a daring cross-body rescue mission. Not exactly a love story, The Ballad of Heartman & Songstress is a standalone novella based on the songs of musician Benji Hughes. FREE - SHOP NOW